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How to Put the Spring Back in Your Step

March 20th, 2020

  There’s no avoiding it; with age can come a whole host of new challenges, and with them seemingly random aches and pains. Fingers and joints may become sore after mundane chores, and physical undertakings that once brought joy now result in discomfort. It can be easy to become discouraged away from participating in activities

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Are Aches and Pains Ruining Your Day? Discover How PT Can Help.

March 10th, 2020

As people age, many develop aches and pains that become progressively worse and begin to interfere with their normal work requirements, daily activities and even healthy sleep patterns. In many cases these aches and pains are worse upon awakening in the morning and ease as the person arises and begins to move about. Although this

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How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

February 20th, 2020

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

February 10th, 2020

Does your back hurt all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give Total Function Physical Therapy a call and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it entirely. What Is Chronic Back Pain?

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5 Fun Activities to Stay Active for All Fitness Levels.

January 20th, 2020

Getting active can be intimidating. With thousands of exercise programs out there, it’s hard to figure out which one is right for you. Fortunately, there are a few, fun, favorite fitness activities that rise to the top for everyone, whether they are just starting out or are long-time fitness enthusiasts. But before you dive into

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Stress-Related Headaches.

January 10th, 2020

Got a busy life? Can’t find your keys? Did the dog just track in mud on the living room carpet? It’s these little things that add up and affect your ability to cope and can cause you to have a stress-related headache. The next time you have a stress-related headache, don’t reach for the aspirin.

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3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

December 20th, 2019

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

December 13th, 2019

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

November 20th, 2019

Are you getting ready to have surgery? If so, you should consider physical therapy before your surgery. Physical therapy prior to surgery helps with a speedy recovery and not only after surgery. Call our office today to learn how our physical therapists can help you before and after your surgery. Causes For Surgery People may

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Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2019

Do you take opioids to manage your pain? Well, you’re not alone. Health care providers in the US write over 200 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has even issued guidelines about this and urged safe nondrug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent study

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